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Arts Everyday Living: A Vanderbilt Cousin & His Dog---Old Friend, Loyal Companion

Arts Everyday Living: A Vanderbilt Cousin & His Dog—Old Friend, Loyal Companion

Here’s another blog on the Vanderbilt family, reposted.       A VANDERBILT COUSIN & HIS DOG OLD FRIEND, LOYAL COMPANION     Shortly after All Soul’s Parish was established in 1896, George W. Vanderbilt gave the land and contributed handsomely to the endowment of the Clarence Barker Memorial Hospital incorporated on June 13, 1900. National […]

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John Singer Sargent, Lake O'Hara, 1916, oil on canvas, Fogg Art Museum, Cambridge, Massachusetts

Arts Everyday Living: In the Wilds of British Columbia—the Spectacular Lake O’Hara

IN THE WILDS OF BRITISH COLUMBIA THE SPECTACULAR LAKE O’HARA     Generations of visitors to Yoho National Park have regarded the alpine splendor of the Lake O’Hara area with deep reverence.  Here are amassed the bubbling brooks, vibrant mosses, vast rock amphitheaters of snow, cloud and light…… British Columbia, Canada website. American master John Singer Sargent […]

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Arts Everyday Living: Artists of the Gilded Age—The Priceless Magnolia

      Every flower is a soul blossoming in nature. Gerard de Nerval   The hypnotic Magnolia by Charles Walter Stetson (1858-1911) is part of the comprehensive collection of painters and sculptors who created during the Gilded Age,* presently at the Smithsonian American Museum of Art in Washington, D.C.   Originally from Providence, Rhode Island, […]

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